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CYGNUS 20 FK

Hull Type:  Fin w/transom hung rudder Rig Type:  Fractional Sloop
LOA:  20.00' / 6.10m LWL:  17.50' / 5.33m
Beam:  7.00' / 2.13m Listed SA:  178 ft2 / 16.54 m2
Draft (max.)  2.75' / 0.84m Draft (min.)  
Displacement:  950 lbs./ 431 kgs. Ballast:  140 lbs. / 64 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1:  29.52 Bal./Disp.:  14.85% Disp./Len.:  79.13
Designer:  George Hinterhoeller
Builder:  Hinterholler Ltd. /Skene Boats Ltd. (CAN)
Construction:  FG Bal. type:  Iron
First Built:  1965 Last Built:   # Built:  
RIG AND SAIL PARTICULARS  KEY
I(IG):  18.75' / 5.72m J:  6.33' / 1.93m
P:  23.00' / 7.01m E:  10.33' / 3.15m
PY:   EY:  
ISP:   SPL/TPS:  
SA(Fore.):  59.34 ft2 / 5.51 m2 SA(Main):  118.80 ft2 / 11.04 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles):   178.14 ft2 / 16.55 m2
Sail Area/Disp.2:  29.55 Est. Forestay Length.:  19.79' / 6.03m
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Related Boat:   CYGNUS 20
NOTES
This from CYGNUS owner 'barklakemike':
"George Hinterhoeller in Niagara actually designed and built the first the HR 20 as he called it, in 1963.... A class association formed in 1965 or 66 and the boat was renamed the Cygnus class.
The tooling was sold to Skene in Ottawa, (who also made Albacores); when Hinterhoeller became one of three boatbuilders (including Morch in Belleville and Bruckmann in Oakville) who combined forces to make up the manufacturing side of the new C and C yachts. ...the Cygnus was available with either a fixed cast iron keel and 2 ft 9 in draft, or with a fully retracting steel centerboard, when it weighed only 600 lbs."

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